Dr Adrian Cameron

STAFF PROFILE

Position

DECRA Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1998
Master of Public Health, University of Melbourne, 1999
Graduate Diploma in International Health, Monash University, 2003
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009

Research interests

Dr Cameron has published widely in areas related to obesity and nutrition. His current research is focused on improving retail food environments.

Affiliations

International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society

Teaching interests

Guest lecturer and supervisor or co-supervisor of Masters and PhD students

Awards

2017 Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA), Team Research Award, with Dr Gary Sacks

2016 VicHealth Award for Promoting Healthy Eating, with City of Greater Bendigo and Champions IGA

2015 Konrad Jamrozik Prize at the Population Health Congress, Hobart. Joint award of the Public Health Association of Australia, Australasian Epidemiological Association, Australian Health Promotion Association and the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

2012 Deakin University Vice Chancellors Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher

2011 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award (Finalist, Medicine and Medical Sciences Category)

2010 Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Young Investigator of the Year

2009 - Victorian Government, Premiers Award for Health and Medical Research, commendation

2007 - Metabolic Syndrome Institute Award, Metabolic Syndrome Institute, New York

2005 - National Heart Foundation, Post Graduate Research Scholarship, top ranked Victorian scholar
 

Projects

Dr Cameron is a Section Editor (Epidemiology and Ethnicity) for BMC Obesity, and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. He is also a regular manuscript reviewer for numerous journals and a grant reviewer and grant review panel member for the NHMRC.

Publications

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2017

Do the foods advertised in Australian supermarket catalogues reflect national dietary guidelines?

A Cameron, S Sayers, G Sacks, L Thornton

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 113-121, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Fathers' perspectives on the diets and physical activity behaviours of their young children

A Walsh, K Hesketh, P van der Pligt, A Cameron, D Crawford, K Campbell

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-19, PloS one, United States, C1

journal

Associations between the physical activity levels of fathers and their children at 20 months, 3.5 and five years of age

A Walsh, D Crawford, A Cameron, K Campbell, K Hesketh

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Dietary associations of fathers and their children between the ages of 20 months and 5 years

A Walsh, A Cameron, D Crawford, K Hesketh, K Campbell

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 2033-2039, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Associations between dietary intakes of first-time fathers and their 20-month-old children are moderated by fathers' BMI, education and age

A Walsh, A Cameron, K Hesketh, D Crawford, K Campbell

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-7, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Supermarkets and unhealthy food marketing: an international comparison of the content of supermarket catalogues/circulars

E Charlton, L Kähkönen, G Sacks, A Cameron

(2015), Vol. 81, pp. 168-173, Preventive medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A review of the relationship between socioeconomic position and the early-life predictors of obesity

A Cameron, A Spence, R Laws, K Hesketh, S Lioret, K Campbell

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 350-362, Current obesity reports, New York, N. Y., C1

journal
2014

Variation in outcomes of the Melbourne Infant, Feeding, Activity and Nutrition Trial (InFANT) Program according to maternal education and age

A Cameron, K Ball, K Hesketh, S McNaughton, J Salmon, D Crawford, S Lioret, K Campbell

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 58-63, Preventive Medicine, Waltham, Mass., C1

journal

The effect of an early childhood obesity intervention on father's obesity risk behaviors: the Melbourne InFANT program

A Walsh, S Lioret Suteau, A Cameron, K Hesketh, S McNaughton, D Crawford, K Campbell

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, London, UK, C1

journal

Three-year change in diet quality and associated changes in BMI among schoolchildren living in socio-economically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

S Lioret, S McNaughton, A Cameron, D Crawford, K Campbell, V Cleland, K Ball

(2014), Vol. 112, pp. 260-268, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Psychosocial stress is positively associated with body mass index gain over 5 years : evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study

J Harding, K Backholer, E Williams, A Peeters, A Cameron, M Hare, J Shaw, D Magliano

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 277-286, Obesity, Hoboken, NJ, C1

journal

Associations of change in television viewing time with biomarkers of postmenopausal breast cancer risk: the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study

A Wiseman, B Lynch, A Cameron, D Dunstan

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 1309-1319, Cancer causes and control, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Effect of changes to the school food environment on eating behaviours and/or body weight in children: a systematic review

C Driessen, A Cameron, L Thornton, S Lai, L Barnett

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 968-982, Obesity Reviews, England, C1

journal

Socioeconomic differences in outdoor food advertising at public transit stops across Melbourne suburbs.

P Settle, A Cameron, L Thornton

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 414-418, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Deakin, ACT, C1

journal

The correlation between supermarket size and national obesity prevalence

A Cameron, W Waterlander, C Svastisalee

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 1-4, BMC Obesity, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2013

The Melbourne infant feeding, activity and nutrition trial (InFANT) program follow-up

K Hesketh, K Campbell, J Salmon, S McNaughton, Z McCallum, A Cameron, K Ball, L Gold, N Andrianopoulos, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 145-151, Contemporary clinical trials, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Association between maternal education and diet of children at 9 months is partially explained by mothers' diet

S Lioret, A Cameron, S McNaughton, D Crawford, A Spence, K Hesketh, K Campbell

(2013), pp. 1-12, Maternal and child nutrition, London, Eng, C1

journal

A parent-focused intervention to reduce infant obesity risk behaviors: a randomized trial

K Campbell, S Lioret, S McNaughton, D Crawford, J Salmon, K Ball, Z McCallum, B Gerner, A Spence, A Cameron, J Hnatiuk, O Ukoumunne, L Gold, G Abbott, K Hesketh

(2013), Vol. 131, pp. 652-660, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal

Does the availability of snack foods in supermarkets vary internationally?

L Thornton, A Cameron, S McNaughton, W Waterlander, M Sodergren, C Svastisalee, L Blanchard, A Liese, S Battersby, M Carter, J Sheeshka, S Kirkpatrick, S Sherman, G Cowburn, C Foster, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-9, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, England, C1

journal

A systematic review of the impact of including both waist and hip circumference in risk models for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and mortality

A Cameron, D Magliano, S Soderberg

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 86-94, Obesity reviews, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Variation in supermarket exposure to energy-dense snack foods by socio-economic position

A Cameron, L Thornton, S McNaughton, D Crawford

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 1178-1185, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Macroenvironmental factors including GDP per capita and physical activity in Europe

A Cameron, M Van Stralen, A Kunst, S Te Velde, F van Lenthe, J Salmon, J Brug

(2013), Vol. 45, pp. 278-285, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Television in the bedroom and increased body weight: potential explanations for their relationship among European schoolchildren

A Cameron, M van Stralen, J Brug, J Salmon, E Bere, M ChinAPaw, I De Bourdeaudhuij, N Jan, Y Manios, L Moreno, S Velde

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 130-141, Pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Monitoring the availability of healthy and unhealthy foods and non-alcoholic beverages in community and consumer retail food environments globally

C Mhurchu, S Vandevijvere, W Waterlander, L Thornton, B Kelly, A Cameron, W Snowdon, B Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 108-119, Obesity reviews, Oxford, England, C1

journal

The cost of diabetes in adults in Australia

C Man Ying Lee, R Colagiuri, D Magliano, A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet, S Colagiuri

(2013), Vol. 99, pp. 385-390, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

The availability of snack food displays that may trigger impulse purchases in Melbourne supermarkets

L Thornton, A Cameron, S McNaughton, A Worsley, D Crawford

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, England, C1

journal

Socioeconomic variation in diet and activity-related behaviours of Australian children and adolescents aged 2-16 years

A Cameron, K Ball, N Pearson, S Lioret, D Crawford, K Campbell, K Hesketh, S McNaughton

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 329-342, Pediatric obesity, Oxford, England, C1

journal

The influence of hip circumference on the relationship between abdominal obesity and mortality

A Cameron, D Magliano, J Shaw, P Zimmet, B Carstensen, K Alberti, J Tuomilehto, E Barr, V Pauvaday, S Kowlessur, S Soderberg

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 484-494, International journal of epidemiology, Oxford, England, C1

journal

A bi-directional relationship between obesity and health-related quality of life : evidence from the longitudinal AusDiab study

A Cameron, D Magliano, D Dunstan, P Zimmet, K Hesketh, A Peeters, J Shaw

(2012), Vol. 36, pp. 295-303, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1

journal
2011

Clustering of obesity-related risk behaviors in children and their mothers

A Cameron, D Crawford, J Salmon, K Campbell, S McNaughton, G Mishra, K Ball

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 95-102, Annals of epidemiology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Is greater variety of chocolates and confectionery in supermarkets associated with more consumption?

L Thornton, A Cameron, D Crawford, S McNaughton, K Ball

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 292-293, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal
2010

HOMA insulin sensitivity index and the risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease events in the general population : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab) study

E Barr, A Cameron, B Balkau, P Zimmet, T Welborn, A Tonkin, J Shaw

(2010), Vol. 53, pp. 79-88, Diabetologia: clinical and experimental diabetes and metabolism, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

The metabolic syndrome : validity and utility of clinical definitions for cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk prediction

A Cameron

(2010), Vol. 65, pp. 117-121, Maturitas, Shannon, Ireland, C1-1

journal

Higher leptin levels in Asian Indians than Creoles and Europids : a potential explanation for increased metabolic risk

M Lilja, O Rolandsson, J Shaw, V Pauvaday, A Cameron, J Tuomilehto, K Alberti, P Zimmet, S Soderberg

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 878-885, International journal of obesity, London, England, C1-1

journal

Waist circumference has heterogeneous impact on development of diabetes in different populations : Longitudinal comparative study between Australia and Iran

N Rostambeigi, J Shaw, R Atkins, A Ghanbarian, A Cameron, A Forbes, A Momenan, F Hadaegh, P Mirmiran, P Zimmet, F Azizi, A Tonkin

(2010), Vol. 88, pp. 117-124, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Television viewing time and mortality : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)

D Dunstan, E Barr, G Healy, J Salmon, J Shaw, B Balkau, D Magliano, A Cameron, P Zimmet, N Owen

(2010), Vol. 121, pp. 384-391, Circulation, Baltimore, Md., C1

journal

Influence of peers on breastfeeding discontinuation among new parents : the Melbourne InFANT Program

A Cameron, K Hesketh, K Ball, D Crawford, K Campbell

(2010), Vol. 126, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal
2009

The metabolic syndrome: in need of a global mission statement

A Cameron, P Zimmet, J Shaw, K Alberti

(2009), Vol. 26, pp. 306-309, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Health and mortality consequences of abdominal obesity : evidence from the AusDiab study

A Cameron, D Dunstan, N Owen, P Zimmet, E Barr, A Tonkin, D Magliano, S Murray, T Wellborn, J Shaw

(2009), Vol. 191, pp. 202-208, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Lifestyle management : preventing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications

R Stiegler, P Zimmet, A Cameron, J Shaw

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 489-496, Therapy, London, England, C1-1

journal

Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet, A Tonkin

(2009), pp. 87-105, Therapeutic strategies in lipid disorders, Oxford, England, B1

chapter

Cut-points for waist circumference in Europids and South Asians

A Cameron, R Sicree, P Zimmet, K Alberti, A Tonkin, B Balkau, J Tuomilehto, P Chitson, J Shaw

(2009), Vol. 18, pp. 2039-2046, Obesity, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal
2008

Differences in height explain gender differences in the response to the oral glucose tolerance test - the AusDiab study

R Sicree, P Zimmet, D Dunstan, A Cameron, T Welborn, J Shaw

(2008), Vol. 25, pp. 296-302, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1-1

journal

Central obesity as a precursor to the metabolic syndrome in the AusDiab study and Mauritius

A Cameron, E Boyko, R Sicree, P Zimmet, S Soderberg, K Alberti, J Tuomilehto, P Chitson, J Shaw

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 2707-2716, Obesity, Nature Publishing Group, C1-1

journal

Expanding evidence for the multiple dangers of epidemic abdominal obesity

A Cameron, P Zimmet

(2008), Vol. 117, pp. 1624-1626, Circulation, [Baltimore, Md.], C1-1

journal

The metabolic syndrome as a tool for predicting future diabetes : the AusDiab study

A Cameron, D Magliano, P Zimmet, T Welborn, S Colagiuri, A Tonkin, J Shaw

(2008), Vol. 264, pp. 177-186, Journal of internal medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Glucose indices, health behaviors, and incidence of diabetes in Australia: the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)

D Magliano, E Barr, P Zimmet, A Cameron, D Dunstan, S Colagiuri, D Jolley, N Owen, P Phillips, R Tapp, T Welborn, J Shaw

(2008), Vol. 31, pp. 267-272, Diabetes care, [Alexandria, Va.], C1-1

journal

Epidemiology of metabolic syndrome

D Magliano, A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet

(2008), pp. 31-55, The epidemiology of diabetes mellitus, Chichester, England, B1-1

chapter

The Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study - profiling diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk in the nation

A Cameron, P Zimmet, R Atkins, J Shaw

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 25-28, Asia Pacific Cardiology, London, England, C1-1

journal
2007

Risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance. The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)

E Barr, P Zimmet, T Welborn, D Jolley, D Magliano, D Dunstan, A Cameron, T Dwyer, H Taylor, A Tonkin, T Wong, J McNeil, J Shaw

(2007), Vol. 116, pp. 151-157, Circulation, [Baltimore, Md.], C1-1

journal

The metabolic syndrome as a predictor of incident diabetes mellitus in Mauritius

A Cameron, P Zimmet, S Soderberg, K Alberti, R Sicree, J Tuomilehto, P Chitson, J Shaw

(2007), Vol. 24, pp. 1460-1469, Diabetic medicine, Chichester, England, C1-1

journal

The metabolic syndrome in Australia : prevalence using four definitions

A Cameron, D Magliano, P Zimmet, T Welborn, J Shaw

(2007), Vol. 77, pp. 471-478, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2006

Is grand multiparity associated with an increased risk of dysglycaemia?

D Simmons, J Shaw, A McKenzie, S Eaton, A Cameron, P Zimmet

(2006), Vol. 49, pp. 1522-1527, Diabetologia, [Berlin, Germany], C1-1

journal
2005

Associations of TV viewing and physical activity with the metabolic syndrome in Australian adults

D Dunstan, J Salmon, N Owen, T Armstrong, P Zimmet, T Welborn, A Cameron, T Dwyer, D Jolley, J Shaw

(2005), Vol. 48, pp. 2254-2261, Diabetologia : clinical and experimental diabetes and metabolism, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Glucose, lipid, and blood pressure control in Australian adults with type 2 diabetes : the 1999-2000 AusDiab

T Kemp, E Barr, P Zimmet, A Cameron, T Welborn, S Colagiuri, P Phillips, J Shaw

(2005), Vol. 28, pp. 1490-1492, Diabetes care, [Alexandria, Va.], C1-1

journal

The metabolic syndrome : lifestyle, drugs or both?

A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet

(2005), pp. 463-474, The metabolic syndrome at the beginning of the XXIst century : a genetic and molecular approach, Madrid, Spain, B1-1

chapter

The diabetes epidemic : genes and environment clashing

P Zimmet, A Cameron, J Shaw

(2005), pp. 3-14, Prevention of type 2 diabetes, Chichester, England, B1-1

chapter
2004

Physical activity and television viewing in relation to risk and undiagnosed abnormal glucose metabolism in adults

D Dunstan, J Salmon, N Owen, T Armstrong, P Zimmet, T Welborn, A Cameron, T Dwyer, D Jolley, J Shaw

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 2603-2609, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1

journal

The metabolic syndrome : prevalence in worldwide populations

A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet

(2004), Vol. 33, pp. 351-375, Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal

Screening for type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose metabolism - the Australian experience

S Colagiuri, Z Hussain, P Zimmet, A Cameron, J Shaw

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 367-371, Diabetes care, [Alexandria, Va.], C1-1

journal
2003

Overweight and obesity in Australia: the 1999-2000 Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)

A Cameron, T Welborn, P Zimmet, D Dunstan, N Owen, J Salmon, M Dalton, D Jolley, J Shaw

(2003), Vol. 178, pp. 427-432, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal

Waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and BMI and their correlation with cardiovascular risk factors in Australian adults

M Dalton, A Cameron, P Zimmet, J Shaw, D Jolley, D Dunstan, T Welborn

(2003), Vol. 254, pp. 555-563, Journal of internal medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Gender differences in the prevalence of impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in Mauritius. Does sex matter?

J Williams, P Zimmet, J Shaw, M de Courten, A Cameron, P Chitson, J Tuomilehto, K Alberti

(2003), Vol. 20, pp. 915-920, Diabetic medicine, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal

Diabetes

A Cameron, J Shaw, P Zimmet

(2003), pp. 11-14, Diabetes and kidney disease : time to act, Brussels, Belgium, B1-1

chapter
2002

The rising prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance : the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study

D Dunstan, P Zimmet, T Welborn, M De Courten, A Cameron, R Sicree, T Dwyer, S Colagiuri, D Jolley, M Knuiman, R Atkins, J Shaw

(2002), Vol. 25, pp. 829-834, Diabetes care, Alexandria, Va., C1

journal

The Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study (AusDiab)- methods and response rates

D Dunstan, P Zimmet, T Welborn, A Cameron, J Shaw, M de Courten, D Jolley, D McCarty

(2002), Vol. 57, pp. 119-129, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Limerick, Ireland, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Assessing sustainability of positive outcomes in a successful child obesity prevention intervention: Follow-up of The Melbourne InFANT Program

A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof David Crawford, Prof Jo Salmon, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton, Dr Zoe McCallum, Dr Adrian Cameron

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2013: $345,456
  • 2012: $295,564
  • 2011: $241,679

Home, family and socioeconomic influences on obesity-related behaviours

Dr Adrian Cameron

NHMRC - Training PD Award - Public Health Fellowships

  • 2015: $15,996
  • 2014: $77,859
  • 2013: $76,149
  • 2012: $71,891
  • 2011: $61,478

Creating food environments that encourage healthy eating

Dr Adrian Cameron, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Marj Moodie

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2017: $114,741
  • 2016: $131,472

A multi-component supermarket intervention to promote healthy eating

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Gary Sacks, A/Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Fabrice Etile, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

NHMRC - Partnership Project, City of Greater Bendigo

  • 2017: $223,138

Trends in discretionary food and drink sales in Australia, 2014-2017

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Kathryn Backholer, Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Gary Sacks

NHF Vanguard Grant - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2017: $75,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Creating supermarket food environments that encourage healthy eating

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Gary Sacks

  • 2017: $20,000
  • 2016: $90,000
  • 2015: $90,000

A multi-component supermarket intervention to promote healthy eating

Dr Adrian Cameron, Dr Gary Sacks, A/Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Fabrice Etile, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2017: $50,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report